Mr. Chan Hei Yin Title :Devolution in the “Center”: Autonomy, Control and Intergovernmental Relations Nominating Faculty : Dr. Kang Yi, Department of Government and International Studies Remark : "The author is very thoughtful in case selection and research design. Relying on archival research and secondary soruces, make excellent use of library resources to provide rich description and solid analysis. The paper is well-written , rigorous and informative." ;
" Demonstrated a very systematic and comprehensive research process", " make great use of primary sources ( e.g. government documents in both English and Spanish)", "Exemplary".
Ms. Cheng Wing Sum Title :A Climate Change Research Study - City of Jinan Nominating Faculty : Dr. Chun Kwok Pan, Department of Geography Remark : “Great data analysis", "succinct and logical”, "undertook an excellent statistical investigation", "provides excellent explanation of her results based on different climate works".
Ms. Keung Yin Title :A Critique review of the "China Threat Theory" Nominating Faculty : Dr. Krzysztof Sliwinski, Department of Government and International Studies Remark : “Comprehensive review of existing literature” , “demonstrated keen attention to source credibility and authority” .
Ms. Li Tung Yui Title : The Role of Power Plays in the Syrian Crisis Nominating Faculty : Dr. Krzysztof Sliwinski, Department of Government and International Studies Remark : “Well-researched”, “showed a good understanding of the research process, made effective use of various Library and online resources”.
Mr. Wong Chun Ho Title : 論葉燮 «原詩» 中的「正變」發展觀 Nominating Faculty : Prof. Timothy Chan, Department of Chinese Remark : “A careful selection of high-quality sources used”," well organized and fine argument", "made good use of books and articles".
The Winner will be awarded a cash prize of HK$3,000, and each of the Honourable Mention recipients will be awarded a cash prize of HK$500.
The Selection Committee would like to thank nominating faculty and acknowledge the excellent research skills demonstrated in the projects submitted by Award nominees.
More details of Award Ceremony will be announced later.